Deadliest Australian Animals
In the middle of the Indian and Pacific Oceans lies Australia; a piece of paradise.
Outsiders know Australia is home to some of the world’s deadliest animals. Australia is much safer than you might imagine, thanks to decreased venom-related deaths and increased anti-venom availability.
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Coral reefs and tidal pools in the Pacific and Indian Oceans, from Australia to Japan, are home to the blue-ringed octopus.
#1. Blue Ringed Octopus
Although they are fruit eaters and will not assault for any reason, these birds are highly territorial.
In the past, the saltwater crocodile has been known to unknowingly prey on humans who wander into its habitat.
#3. Saltwater Crocodile
Other runoff-rich waters are also home to tiger sharks. Despite its reputation as one of the most deadly sharks to humans, the tiger shark really has a low bite rate.
A conotoxin is injected into the prey by the textile’s radula, a tiny biological needle. The Radula is used as a weapon by carnivorous species to kill.
#5. Textile Cone Snail
Like its shark cousins, the stingray is equipped with ampullae of Lorenzini, which are electrical sensors. These organs are found surrounding the stingray’s mouth.
The death adder is one of the most lethal snakes on the planet and is a real danger to humans.
#7. The Death Adder
Flying foxes are also known to spread the Nipah virus, which has been linked to the deaths of over a hundred people.
#8. Flying Fox
Pythons are among the deadliest snakes on the planet. When it comes to size, this snake is among the biggest in Australia.
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